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News & Activities
Culture.  Columbia, Missouri, US,  13/04/2015

VI Symposium on Catalan Language, Literature, and Culture, at the University of Missouri

As every year, scholars and writers will gather to discuss topics related to Catalan language, literature and culture during the symposium hosted by Department of Romance Languages and Literatures of the University of Missouri. The events will take place on April 13th and 14th. The highlights are the presence of Catalan writer Maria Barbal and the screening of the film Yo by Rafa Cortés. Barbal conference, entitled ‘Els meus impulsos narratius. La novel·la: una manera d’entendre la vida’, is included in her US tour Writer of the Year


'Yo' by Rafa Cortés' film poster

VI SYMPOSIUM ON CATALAN LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE

PROGRAM

MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2015

N204 Memorial Union

 3:30-3:40 pm Greetings

Mónica Marcos-Llinás, PhD, Symposium Organizer

Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Missouri

 3:40-4:15 pm Maria Barbal Farré, Writer

“Els meus impulsos narratius. La novel.la: una manera d’entendre la vida”

Questions and Answers

 4:30-5:00 pm Catalan Students’ Panel

 5:15-5:30 pm Break/Refreshments

 4:35-6:15 pm Danilo León, PhD

Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Missouri

“This is a matter of survival: Immigration  and Sexual Commodification in Today’s Postmodernist Barcelona”

Questions and Answers

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015

Room 114 Arts and Science

 4:00-6:00 pm Screening of the movie “Yo” by Rafa Cortés

 

Symposium Contributors:

Institut Ramon Llull

Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

Vice-Provost for Undergraduate Studies

University Lectures Committee

Women and Gender Studies Department

Afro-Romance Institute 

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The Institut Ramon Llull is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat (Government of Catalonia), Balearic Islands Government and the Barcelona City Council, and its mission is the promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad.
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